The Catfight That Saved His Life

How a catfight turned a man from suicide to betting.

5 February 2021

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    The end of my life was near. I could feel it in my bones. “Make it a double,” I said to the bartender. What would a few extra drinks matter? They’d help to numb the pain, at least, and if I was going to die soon anyway, I could at least go out totally blitzed. He set the drink
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    Down on the table. I started drinking as I thought back to my life. Maybe it was time to die, it would be a lot simpler than going around with all this pain. Not to mention the war. Some support people like me, people with powers we were known as the
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    Saviors. Ha. What "Saviors" we turned out to be. I stared down at my hands as the bottle tipped to pour me another glass. These have killed more people than they have saved, I was sure. Maybe it was time to atone with my own death. Ding dong. I froze. I shouldn't have any visitor
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    at this time of night. Who dared to interrupt my morbid brooding? I set down the whiskey and crept quietly to the door, one hand on the butt of my ever-present pistol. I flipped on the camera display and was stunned to see
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    two tabby cats locked in a fierce battle for dominance. One was slightly larger than the other, but the smaller cat was clearly the aggressor; it had its front legs locked around the larger cat’s neck and was batting its back with its hind legs. My first instinct was to break up
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    this rather disturbing catfight. On second thought, though, the people around me were betting on it. I pulled out a $20 dollar bill. I’d always had good odds.
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The End